Author: ashleychristinamakeup

Why I use Synthetic Brushes

The tools you apply your make up with are equally as important as the quality of product you use. We all have that favourite brush that never fails to blend or create the perfect flick for your eyeliner. Makeup brushes typically come in two different types of bristles, natural bristle haired brushes and synthetic brushes. So what is the difference between natural bristle brushes to synthetic bristle brushes? Natural bristles are made with animal hair typically from squirrels, minks and horses. Natural haired brushes have their pros, there usually very soft and great for application of powders and blending....

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Summer Scents

I love when you smell something and it instantly takes you back to a memory. Like when you step out of an airport and there is that familiar smell of being on holiday. The way things smell has always been important to me, I always like to have my perfume smelling of the season we are in as well as my body wash and candles. I love wearing light florally fragrances in the spring and when it gets colder wearing something more musky and rich. One of my favourite things at Christmas is getting Christmas yankee candles! This summer...

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What I bought In Boots- Cruelty Free

I was in shopping in Boots earlier this month and picked up a few great cruelty free products. Shopping for cruelty free items is extremely easy! You would be surprised how many large high street brands stock a variety of cruelty free products! The first product I picked up was dry shampoo. I can’t live without dry shampoo, I have really long hair and I am so guilty of leaving washing it until I absolutely need to. So I got myself some dry shampoo by Batiste, batiste is cruelty free and their dry shampoo is also vegan! This product...

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Vegan Kind Beauty Box Review

I recently received The Vegan Kinds Beauty box. I have been wanting to try their beauty boxes for ages and can say I was defiantly not disappointed. The Vegan Kind started in 2013 providing subscription boxes filled with vegan goodies which has now grown into an online vegan supermarket. I discovered TVK through Instagram and it has been a massive help since I have become vegan in discovering new products!  For me Instagram has been the best source for discovering accounts like TVK and vegan makeup / clothing brands etc.  The Vegan kind do two subscription boxes a lifestyle...

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